Suicide ideation in pediatric and adult survivors of childhood brain tumors

@article{Brinkman2013SuicideII,
  title={Suicide ideation in pediatric and adult survivors of childhood brain tumors},
  author={Tara M Brinkman and Cori C. Liptak and Brian L. Delaney and Christine A. Chordas and Anna C. Muriel and Peter E Manley},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={113},
  pages={425-432}
}
Survivors of pediatric brain tumors are at risk for long-term psychological morbidities. The current study investigated the prevalence and predictors of suicide ideation (SI) in a clinical sample of youth and adult survivors. Retrospective chart reviews were completed for 319 survivors of pediatric brain tumors who were assessed via clinical interview during routine neuro-oncology clinic visits between 2003 and 2007. Survivors were, on average, 18.0 years of age (SD = 4.9) and 10 years from… CONTINUE READING